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Chestnuts Tea Rooms

8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
+44 1323 870959
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cake” (24 reviews)
“scones” (31 reviews)
“bacon roll” (4 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 11am and were grateful we had because it filled up fast shortly afterwards. Some folks had made reservations, so if you intend to go around this time, it might be worth your while to ensure you get a table! We had bacon...More

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very old-fashioned tea room, but none the worse for that. The toasted tea cakes were delicious and the green tea and capacinno were spot on too. Worth a visit after a good walk.

Thank faganbrother
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You know when you suddenly have that flash back of times long gone past. The trigger could be sound that is recalled from long ago, a scent or aroma, perhaps a familiar sight, where you can't quite recall why it reminds you of something but...More

Thank Jeremy314
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Just had afternoon tea at chestnuts tea rooms and would like to say that the food was freshly made,the scones & cakes homemade & lovely,& that the staff were friendly & welcoming,would highly rate a visit!

1  Thank fuzerfullerton
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Family run tea room which is clearly loved by the locals which is always a good sign. Home made cakes and sandwiches- teapots with tea-cosies. Very friendly service and food was good - jacket potato, sandwiches. Would re-visit.

Thank AndToby
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Good cream tea, with some good home-made plum and blackberry jams (alongside some cheap stuff in individual jars) and service with a smile. Cosy dining area, and comfortable enough, though the thick, transparent plastic table cloth was more than a little naff.

Thank jpvin
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Stayed here recently while attending a wedding at a nearby vineyard. A very warm welcome from Mary & Malcolm and a really good breakfast. Tea shop cakes and scones looked delicious too!

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I visited with friends who live in The Netherlands, who wanted to experience a typical English tea rooms. We were not disappointed. We had a lovely welcome, both the people working there and other customers were really friendly. We had a special offer of tea...More

Thank effy
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Lovely quaint tearoom with wonderfully querky tea cosies. Great cream tea with scrumptious home made scones. Selling nice glass crafts.

Thank Inge_BelgiumWilsele
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Friendly service, good gluten free options and cosy atmosphere. We really liked Chestnuts because it was everything we needed after our walk.

Thank Jaq555
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870959
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